• UMass Lowell student Mike Lacroix, right, waves to crowd standing next to two other snowboarders.

    Mikey Lacroix Making Noise in Boardercross World

    Mikey Lacroix, 20, son of Evelyn and John Lacroix, owners of Ski Ward in Shrewsbury, is the 12th-ranked U.S. snowboard cross, or boardercross, racer, a rising star with serious Olympic aspirations and a business major at UMass Lowell, who takes each spring semester off to compete.
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  • Family of boy who got prosthetic leg from Noelle Lambert's Born to Run

    Born to Run Foundation Donates Prosthetic Running Blade to Little Boy

    The Born to Run Foundation made its first prosthetic donation recently to 3-year-old Isaak Depelteau of Amherst, N.H. Isaak's new prosthetic running leg was officially presented by foundation founder Noelle Lambert, a senior at UMass Lowell who lost her left leg in a moped accident on Martha's Vineyard in 2016.
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  • SEADA co-director Phitsamay Uy of Lowell, Angkor Dance Troupe operations manager Tim Thou of Lowell, UML Chancellor Jacquie Moloney and Sue Kim, SEADA project director

    UMass Launches S.E. Asian Digital Archive in Lowell

    A new digital archive -- launched at UMass Lowell on Dec. 4 -- documents the history, culture and experiences of people of Southeast Asian origin living throughout the area.
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  • Profs. Mack and Wong

    Scientists Develop Renewable Fuel Additives from Sawdust

    The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a three-year, $1 million grant to a team of researchers led by a UMass Lowell mechanical engineering professor that is working to develop renewable fuel additives from sawdust and other wood byproducts.
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  • UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney at podium at Research Institute in Lincoln.

    UML, Military Join Forces for Research

    Robert Smith, director of the U.S. Navy's Small Business Innovation Research program, spoke at the opening of UMass Lowell's new Research Institute in Lincoln. The center will host a variety of public-private sector partnerships, including workforce development, research opportunities and more.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Two men in front of M2D2 sign

    $7.9M NIH Grant to Fuel Center Assisting Medical-device Entrepreneurs

    Supported by a $7.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), M2D2 will establish a new center to assist inventors pioneering promising new point-of-care devices and technologies for patients with heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders.
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  • Andre Dubus III through the window of The Tap in Haverhill

    Andre Dubus III Weaves Hints of Past onto Pages

    Andre Dubus III draws on his own earlier experiences at Salisbury Beach and in Newburyport and Florida as settings for his new novel, "Gone So Long."
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  • UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney speaks to reporter

    Moloney Touts UMass Lowell Progress on Enrollment, Affordability

    "We're retaining our students at a higher rate, we're graduating them and we feel really great looking at these numbers," said UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, speaking during an Editorial Board meeting with The Sun.
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  • UML alumnus Brian Rist joins Chancellor Jacquie Moloney at the Celebration of Philanthropy.

    UML Alum to Donate Record $5M

    With the support of thousands of donors, UMass Lowell’s first-ever comprehensive fundraising campaign, “Our Legacy, Our Place,” has surpassed its $125 million goal 18 months ahead of schedule, thanks to a new, $5 million commitment from alumnus Brian Rist, the largest single gift in university history.
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  • UMass Lowell basketball player Josh Gantz

    Captains Will Provide Needed Leadership

    Now in his sixth season as the head coach of the UMass Lowell men's basketball team, Pat Duquette has done something he's never done before. He has appointed team captains.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • People stand in front of new mural

    Poetry, Art, Revitalization in the Acre

    Dave Ouellette, president of Acre Coming Together Improving Our Neighborhood, and UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney unveiled a new student-painted mural on Decatur Way, a narrow alley between Salem and Merrimack streets that was transformed from a wooded haven for drugs and the homeless to a paved walkway lined with art, poetry, and the creativity of the neighborhood.
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  • Trevor Noah on the set of “The Daily Show.”

    Trevor Noah on Anger, Vulnerability and the ‘Daily Show’

    It’s been a whirlwind three years since Trevor Noah took over as host of “The Daily Show.” Now Noah, who plays the Tsongas Center in Lowell Friday, has become more comfortable with the chaos.
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  • Oprah Winfrey speaks

    Oprah to Speak at UMass Lowell for Scholarships

    Philanthropist and entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey will bring her wisdom and candor to UMass Lowell on Nov. 15 as part of the Chancellor's Speaker Series.
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  • New UMass Lowell Athletic Director Peter Casey speaks at podium

    Casey the New Boss of UMass Lowell Athletics

    This week, Peter Casey officially took over as UMass Lowell's Director of Athletics, replacing Dana Skinner, who held the post for the last 23 years.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Shawn Reese, an engineering student at UMass Lowell, had a summer internship at M.I.T.’s Lincoln Laboratory.

    Teaming Up to Get Workers Ready for Future

    Engineering student Shawn Reese had a summer internship at M.I.T.’s Lincoln Laboratory. He is beginning work on a four-year degree in engineering at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.
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  • Brianna Langlois joins her mother Susan in her room at the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center

    Campus Life, Right from Day One

    Brianna Langlois, 19, of Westford, is part of the Reserved Placement Program, a new partnership between UMass Lowell and Middlesex Community College that lets students live in the UML dorm while spending their first semester at MCC.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • UMass Lowell Professor Jessica Garb, left, in her research lab with Esperanza Rivera de Torre

    Lab Spinning Research on Spider Silk

    Associate Professor Jessica Garb will use NSF grant to figure out how Darwin’s bark spider produces its silk and what makes it so tough.
    Boston Globe In The News
  • Fred Press and Lori Capra unveil a banner announcing the new NAF Academy of Finance at Haverhill High.

    Nudging Students into the Accounting Profession

    Hoping to increase the pool of people who choose accounting as a profession, a trade group is launching an early college academy at Haverhill High School that will enable students to earn up to 12 college credits through UMass Lowell.
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  • Sophia Manukian in a UMass Lowell chemistry lab.

    Collecting Data while Collecting a Paycheck

    Sophia Manukian is one of nine high school-age interns conducting biological research at UMass Lowell this summer under the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MSLC) high school apprenticeship challenge.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Tsongas Industrial History Center logo

    Tsongas Industrial History Center Gets Grant for Workshops

    The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the Tsongas Industrial History Center, a partnership of UMass Lowell's College of Education and Lowell National Historical Park in Lowell, a highly competitive $158,367 grant to support a series of one-week workshops for educators that enhance and strengthen humanities teaching at the kindergarten through grade 12 levels.
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  • Design of new National Park Service quarter

    Lowell National Historical Park Quarter Unveiled

    The Lowell National Historical Park quarter -- part of the U.S. Mint's America the Beautiful Quarter Series -- will display the image of a mill girl, working at a power loom with its prominent circular bobbin battery. Behind her, a piece of the city's skyline, including a smoke stack and the Boott Mill clock tower, can be seen through a window.
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  • UMass Lowell shortstop Courtney Cashman fields a softball during game

    Cashman First Woman to Play in ITL

    During the summer of 2018, UMass Lowell softball shortstop Courtney Cashman has been playing baseball along with her two brothers, Timothy and Justin, for the Rowley Rams of the Intertown Twilight League, the first woman to play in the baseball league.
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  • Dassault headquarters in Waltham

    Students Learn to Hit Ground Running

    Slated to open next year on campus, a new center will provide students with access to Dassault Systemes' 3DEXPERIENCE platform and its design and collaboration applications.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Retiring UMass Lowell Athletic Director Dana Skinner at the "Rise Up" event in Oct. 2017

    Skinner Steps Down after Legendary Career at UMass Lowell

    Danvers High’s greatest basketball player has become UMass Lowell’s most accomplished director of intercollegiate athletics. Now, after 31 years, Dana Skinner is retiring.
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  • UMass Lowell physics professor Archana Kamal stands in her office in front of a whiteboard covered with formulas and notes.

    UMass Lowell Professor Recognized for Innovation

    UMass Lowell physics professor Archana Kamal was recently named to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's list of 35 Innovators Under 35.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Incoming freshman hockey player Seth Barton on the ice.

    Bazin Excited about 12-member Incoming Class

    It's a big class -- 12 in all -- featuring 10 players who are at least 6 feet tall and three who weigh at least 200 pounds that make up UMass Lowell's hockey incoming freshman class.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Doctor holding model of brain in one hand and omega-3 capsule in other

    Omega-3s and cognitive health

    Scientists from UMass Lowell, the University of Pennsylvania and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reported that omega-3 supplements may calm aggressive behavior in children.
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  • Tim Cunniff of Little Leaf Farms with UMass Lowell Provost Michael Vayda, Asst. Prof. Boce Zhang and Vice Chancellor of Research Julie Chen in at State House

    Local Firms Praised for Reducing Toxins

    State legislators joined the Toxics Use Reduction Act program recently to recognize 2018 Champions of Toxics Use Reduction at the State House, including Little Leaf Farms, who worked with Asst. Prof. Boce Zhang at UMass Lowell.
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  • Brian Hess, Andrey Marchenko and Christy Cavaleri watch Mike Brown apply the glue to a piece of bone.

    Lowell Company Developing 'Bone Glue' to Help Healing

    Officials at LaunchPad Medical, LLC, say they're on the right track to breaking ground in developing "bone glue." They worked at incubator spaces at UMass Lowell, under the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) umbrella.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Russ Olive and Tampa Bays Rays logo

    Olive Goes to Rays in 29th Round

    UMass Lowell junior first baseman/outfielder Russ Olive was taken in the 29th round (870th overall) by the Tampa Bay Rays in the Major League Baseball draft. The 6-foot-3, 205-pounder turned 22 last Sunday.
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  • 110 Canal Street

    UMass Lowell Center to Join Fight against U.S. Health Challenges

    The Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) -- a joint partnership between UMass Lowell and UMass Medical Center -- was introduced Tuesday as among eight accelerators selected by the Department of Health and Human Services under the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Asst. Prof. Gulden Camci-Unal and graduate students Darlin Lantigua and Sanika Suvarnapathaki

    UMass Lowell Lab Unfolds the Possibilities

    UML assistant professor of chemical engineering Gulden Camci-Unal's research uses structures inspired by origami for tissue regeneration.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney, alum James Dandeneau and Engineering Dean Joe Hartman at Commenceemnt

    UMass Lowell Honors Alum Dandeneau

    UMass Lowell leaders, students, faculty and staff gathered last week to dedicate one of the university's academic buildings in honor of alumnus James Dandeneau of Dayville, Conn.
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  • Engineering graduate students take engineering presentation to Girls Inc. in Lowell

    UML, Girls Inc. STEM Tide on Science Gender Gap

    UMass Lowell seniors Benjamin Tran, 21, and senior Katie Elwell, 22, of Tewksbury, created a wind turbine component of the renewable energy "traveling classroom" for their mechanical engineering capstone.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • UMass Lowell senior Nicholas Raymond, 22, his sister Elizabeth, both in wheelchairs, and their mother, Kathy, outside on South Campus.

    Perseverance Pushes Math Major to Perfection

    UMass Lowell graduating senior and math major Nicholas Raymond, 22, who has spinal muscular atrophy, is graduating Saturday with a perfect 4.0 GPA.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Mount Ida College freshman Molly Clooney stands in front of building on Newton campus.

    UML Expediting Transfers for Mt. Ida

    UMass Lowell had received about 80 undergraduate applications from Mount Ida students and is moving quickly to process the transfer applications, evaluate transcripts, award financial aid packages and otherwise assist students with the transition.
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  • Junior Sean Munnelly sets record on track.

    UMass Lowell Shines at AE Championships

    Led by first-place finishes by senior Paul Hogan, junior Sean Munnelly and graduate student John Fiorello, the UMass Lowell men's track and field team turned its strongest finish ever at the America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Catonsville, Md.
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  • Trevor Noah

    Trevor Noah To Perform At UMass Lowell

    UMass Lowell will welcome Trevor Noah, host of “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central and a comedian and author, to the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell on Friday, Oct. 5.
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  • Kevin Dwyer smiling at camera

    Dwyer Now in Charge of Folk Festival

    Kevin Dwyer is the new executive director with the Lowell Folk Fest approaching this summer. A UMass Lowell graduate who studied sound recording technology, he was a special events assistant for the Lowell Summer Music Series for the last three years.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Pultizer Prize winner Jon Meacham

    Tsongas and Author to Address UML Graduates

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham will address graduates at the May 19 UMass Lowell commencement ceremony at the Tsongas Center. U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, who became the first woman in 25 years to represent Massachusetts in Congress when she was elected in 2007, will be presented with the Chancellor's Medal in recognition of her tireless work for her district.
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  • Dic Donohue and Mass. State Trooper Chris Dumont

    5 Years after Marathon Bombing, First Responders' Bond Remains Strong

    Nearly five years after Dic Donohue was critically injured during the manhunt following the Boston Marathon bombings, the former Transit police officer opened up about his life now. Donohue is now working on his PhD at UMass Lowell.
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  • Student make presentation in front of TV screen

    Startup Would Use Facial Recognition to Secure Mobile Technologies

    UMass Lowell students Gregory Montemurro and David Seybert, through their startup True to You, plan to resecure mobile technologies by using unique personal identifiers such as facial recognition, or biometrics, combined with in-house blockchain, and the cloud to eliminate the possibility of individual’s accounts being hacked.
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  • Final message from Nicola Benyahia's son Rasheed

    Losing a Son to ISIS, She Gained a Cause

    Nicola Benyahia travels around the world, speaking about her experience as part of the Families for Life organization she helped found to raise awareness about extremism on the internet. She was the keynote speaker at a UMass Lowell conference Friday about online recruitment by extremist groups.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Senior forward Jahad Thomas on the basketball court

    Thomas' UMass Lowell Career was Something Special

    Senior forward Jahad Thomas not only posted huge numbers during his career at UMass Lowell, he was also one of the most unique talents in college basketball.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Pop star Wyclef Jean talks with Lowell High junior Brian Terrero.

    Wyclef Jean Goes Back to School - at UML

    Pop star Wyclef Jean met with UMass Lowell music students at the Thursday Recital Hour/Applied Seminar.
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  • UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney speaks to the crowd at a breakfast

    Female Leaders Call for More Women in Power

    While women across the country continue to run for office in record numbers and coalesce into powerful social movements, local female leaders kicked off the annual Lowell Women's Week by praising those fighting for change.As Chancellor Jacquie Moloney put it: "Women are going to save the world."
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  • UMass Lowell men's indoor track team

    AE Title Won by Hawks

    UMass Lowell men's track and field team did the unthinkable as it won the America East Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at Boston University on Saturday.
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  • Backs of two men's basketball players sitting in chairs

    UML Clinches Spot in AE Tourney

    With and 88-76 win over Maine, the River Hawks men's basketball team (11-16, 5-9 America East) clinched a berth into their first-ever America East tournament in their first year of eligibility.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Alexandre Lopes, shown in front of the Olympics mascot, Soohorang the white tiger.,

    Professor is at the Olympics for the Sixth Time

    Alexandre Lopes, a UMass Lowell associate professor of physical therapy, arrived in Pyeongchang, South Korea last week, where he is conducting research on behalf of the International Olympic Committee to determine how many athletes sustain injuries or fall ill during the Winter Games.
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  • UMass Lowell track star Alli Wood running in race on indoor track

    Local Talent Key to UMass Lowell Track Success

    Three former local high school track rivals, Alli Wood, Marissa Richards and Samantha Wise, are not only teammates on the UMass Lowell women's track and field and cross country teams, they are also roommates and very close friends.
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  • Massachusetts Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash at podium

    A Hypersonic Boost for SI2 Technologies, UML

    As a result of a $400,000 grant from the Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative, SI2 Technologies in Billerica and UMass Lowell will partner to research and develop a flexible, electronic antenna that must be able to survive high temperatures at hypersonic speeds.
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  • Katherine Tucker consults with another woman

    UML to Study Diet's Link to Dementia with $3.9M Grant

    Katherine Tucker, director of UMass Lowell's Center for Population Health, recently received a $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of highly processed foods on cognitive decline.
    Lowell Sun In The News
  • Liam Henderson, 19, shows the layers he wore during his hike with Nick Cote, 18.

    Wind Chill Minus 70 Degrees? Hit the Summit!

    UMass Lowell student Nick Cote and fellow freshman Liam Henderson braved the cold to reach the summit of Wildcat Mountain in New Hampshire, staying at the Carter Notch Hut at an elevation of 3,288 feet.
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  • Lowell Catholic third-graders Tyson Pham and Irene Early operate a small weaving loom

    History Looms at Lowell Catholic

    Third-graders and fourth-graders at Lowell Catholic welcomed visitors from the Tsongas Industrial History Center, who helped them experience the history of industrialization firsthand
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  • UMass Lowell TURI Research Manager Greg Morose on CBS This Morning

    Researchers Tout Alternative to Potentially Deadly Paint Stripper

    CBS News's Anna Werner speaks with UML researcher Greg Morose of TURI, who came up with a safe, cost-effective alternative to hazardous paint strippers. Watch a demonstration of the performance of the new formulation. 
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  • Exterior building shot of 110 Canal St., Lowell

    Welcome to Boomtown: Greater Lowell Business Grows

    Three companies reached deals to build office space, retail space, and apartments in the Hamilton Canal Innovation District, finally bringing the promise of company to UMass Lowell's innovation hub at 110 Canal St.